Jingle Paws Jubilee
The Jingle Paws Jubilee returns on Sun. December 2 from noon to 5pm at Phillippi Estate Park, located at 5500 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. The Jubilee promises to be a fun-filled day for all! In addition to pets available for adoption from community rescue groups, there also will be holiday gift shopping with many pet vendors; DJ music; food vendors; agility demonstrations; animal communicators; face painting; a caricaturist; raffle prizes; holiday pet photographs; and the Holiday Costume Parade & Contest hosted by Susan Marie and Miss Olive of the “Doggy Diva Show.” Bring your dog (or cat!) dressed in his or her holiday best, and be a part of this fun & exciting event. You can keep up to date by on Facebook and following all of the activity. Questions, call 961•0303.
Learn the tips and tricks of training your dog with positive reinforcement with Bess Walmsley’s Positively Good Dog Manners. The class will be held on December 5, January 3, February 5, and March 5 from 5 to 6pm at the Jacaranda Public Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd, Venice. Walmsley, a certified dog trainer uses strictly positive techniques to strengthen training goals and reduce dogs’ stress and fear. She will have a dog assisting for demonstrations. For more info, call the library at 861•1260.
Suncoast Humane Society’s annual Pet Calendars are now available. The 2019 calendar features nearly 250 photos of beloved pets that were submitted during the spring and summer. The pet calendars are a major fundraiser for the organization, raising top dollars to benefit the homeless pets at the SHS shelter until finding their forever homes. Calendars are currently available at the Suncoast Humane Society, 6781 San Casa Dr. and all 3 SHS thrift stores, including the one at 1951 S. McCall Rd. For more info, call 474•7884.